Tassos D. Recachinas, CFA, is the Managing Member of Sophis Investments LLC, which he founded in 2008. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Recachinas served as an Investment Analyst at Pirate Capital LLC, an activist and event-driven hedge fund sponsor. From 2005 to 2006, he served as a Research Associate with Raymond James & Associates, where he provided institutional equity research coverage on defense and technology securities. Mr. Recachinas previously served as a Member of the Board of Directors, Strategic Review Committee and Compensation Committee for The Allied Defense Group, Inc., a multinational defense company. Mr. Recachinas has advised a variety of multiple-million to multiple-billion dollar companies spanning a broad array of industries, helping to implement operational improvements, cost reductions, restructurings and other strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value.

Mr. Recachinas was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Fairfield, CT. He earned a B.S. summa cum laude from The George Washington University, Majoring in in Mechanical Engineering with a Concentration in Aerospace Engineering, where he was also a member of the university’s Honors Program. During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Recachinas spent one year at The University of Oxford, Pembroke College, where he studied engineering and economics.